Category Archives: Bloom

Bloom 2017 – Lime and Pink

After many years growing biennials here in the north of England I seem to have hit upon a successful formula for abundant blooms. In our garden they are not biennials but triennials! Sow in June, the following summer you get … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Update from the Garden

I thought is was about time I shared a few photos from the garden here. After all that talk of rain its good to look at these pictures, from a couple of weeks ago and see how much everything has … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – More Littles

Over the last week the weather here has returned to the usual summer offering…….cold and rainy! But the rain has been great for the garden and the cutting patches and soon, very soon, I’ll be collecting a few stems from … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Green and White

There is a growth spurt going on in the garden right now because we have had a week of hot, hot weather. As long I as I can keep watering all the plants should love this warm spell. I have … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Purple and White

I was looking back the other day at all the arrangements I’ve posted here and realised that I hadn’t done little vases for quite some time. I love littles and try to collect small glass jars and other containers that … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Be Bold

There is no wonder that Spring is many people’s favourite month. It starts of slow, subtle and gentle with snowdrops and daffodils. And as the temperature gets a little warmer we are hit between the eyes with a riot of … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Zing, zing

Every year in the autumn I plan and ponder and make lists of tulips I want to plant. When the bulbs arrive and I cast a glance about the garden I can never seem to find a spot for them, … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Poets and Bay

I am thrilled to be back again with a flower arrangement, the first since November last year. I’m also thrilled that I seem to have found a new vase. Actually this was a candle holder but I liked that it … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – Crazy Wild (aka the one where I totally go for it)

Remember I mentioned that there was another arrangement left to share? Well here it is. Basically I picked everything I could lay my hands on in one last burst of floral fun. I found that an old stool was perfect … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – late summer meets early autumn (and a vignette series)

I am absolutely of the opinion that this arrangement does not work but I loved it anyway. These were some stems I had left over from a big arrangement and they couldn’t be wasted so were popped into this lovely … Continue reading

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